THE  ROYAL  LINE  OF PRESIDENT  GEORGE   WASHINGTON AND  THE  WASHINGTON FAMILY

This article from 1879  shows a theoretical connection between the house of Moere and George Washington (the US president), as well as giving further background to Rognvald of Moere's pedigree.  Shaun D. L. Brassfield-Thorpe



INTRODUCTION

"From Col. JOHN WASHINGTON, the great-grandfather of Gen'l GEORGE WASHINGTON, I have carried this lineage back to the progenitor in England, to demonstrate that William de Hertburn (1183) was not the Ancestor of the AMERICAN WASHINGTONS, and also to show the errors of all the usually received pedigrees."-- Albert Welles (1879)

The Washington family was founded in England by THORFIN  THE  DANE, whose ancestors came from Schleswig, in Denmark, and settled in ancient Ebor or Yorkshire, prior to the Norman conquest. The name of WASHINGTON was derived from a village juxta Ravenswarth, called originally, Wessyngton. The name is of Saxon origin, and it existed in England prior to the Norman onquest. The village Wassyngton is mentioned in a Saxon charter, as granted by King Edgar in 973, to Thornby Abbey.--Collectanea Typographica, vol. 4, p. 55. This village is now called Wharlton, and is in the parish of Kirkby Ravensworth, in the North Riding of Yorkshire.

SOURCE

The Pedigree and History of the Washington Family

BY ALBERT WELLES.

President of the American College for Genealogical Registry and Heraldry.
NEW-YORK: SOCIETY LIBRARY.
1879


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(IN  ORDER  OF  DESCENT)
I.
ODIN
KING   OF   SCANDINAVIA

He was the son of Fridulf, Supreme Ruler of the Scythians, in Asaland, or Asaheim, Turkestan, between the Euxine and Caspian Seas, in Asia.  He reigned at the Asgard, whence he removed in the year 70 B.C., and became the first King of Scandinavia.   He died in the year 50 B.C., and was succeeded by his sons, who reigned in different parts of Scandinavia.


HISTORY  OF  KING  ODIN
KING   OF   SCANDINAVIA
BY ALBERT WELLES

President of the American College for Genealogical Registry and Heraldry.

NEW-YORK: SOCIETY LIBRARY.
1879
KING  ODIN  DESCENDANTS
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The most important epoch in the historical antiquities of the North, and the most memorable from the extraordinary revolutions it accomplished, is the arrival of Odin, the Mars as well as the Mohammed of Scandinavia, the founder of those religious and political institutions which universally prevailed there until the introduction of Christianity.(*)

The account of the historical Odin, as narrated by Snorre in the Ynglina Saga, states that he came from Asaland or Asaheim, a district eastward of the river Tanais, the capital of which was called Asgard, and the people Asen or Aesir.

By his superior military talents Odin had endeared himself to his Asiatic subjects. He was successful in every combat, whence his warriors believed that victory hung on his arm. When he sent forth his soldiers to any expedition he laid his hands upon them and blessed them; they then

(*)  It was in the reign of Emund Biorn, King of Sweden -- 820 to 859 -- that the light of the gospel first dawned in the north, although it did not become the established religion until the accession of Olaf Skotkanung, A.D. 1001, who, with his whole family, was baptized in 1001. The surname of Skotkanung or Tribute King, was given to Olaf on account of a yearly tax he paid to the Pope to carry on the war against the Infidels. Olaf was baptized by Sigefroy, an English monk whom King Ethelred of England had
sent to Sweden. believed themselves invincible. The invasion of the Romans at length compelled him to flee towards the North, "where he knew that a place of refuge was reserved for him and his people."

Leaving his two brothers to rule at Asgard, he proceeded with his pontiffs and a vast concourse of followers (evidently the Sviar or Suiones of Tacitus) through Gardarike, or Russia, to Saxland, subduing all the nations as he passed, and bestowing their dominions as kingdoms upon his sons. Having disposed of these countries he next crossed the Baltic, and chose the agreeable island of Fionia for his residence, where he is said to have built the city of Odense. The whole of Denmark submitted with little resistance. Passing into Sweden, where a prince named Gylfe then reigned, he fixed his abode near the Lake Logur (the Maelar Sea), in the modern province of Stockholm, and erected a splendid temple at Sigtuna for celebrating the rites of the new faith. The surrounding territory, which formed the cradle of his empire, was called the Lesser Svithiod, or Sweden, in contrast to the Larger Svithoid or Scythia, from whence they had emigrated, and Mannheim, the "Home of Man," to distinguish it from Asgard or Godheim, the abode of the Asen or celestial deities. In Upsula and the neighboring districts places were assigned for the residence of the pontiffs.

"The migration of this renowned adventurer with a band of followers from the banks of the Tanais is generally placed about the middle of the first century before Christ. Among the fugitive princes of Scythia who were expelled from their country in the Mithridatic war by the superior genius and resources of Pompey, tradition has placed the name of Odin, the ruler of a potent tribe in Turkestan, between the Euxine and Caspian seas."

"His true name according to tradition, was Sigge, son of Fridulph, but he assumed that of Odin, the Supreme Deity of the Scythians, of whose religion he was chief priest. After achievtng so many glorious conquests Odin retired to Sweden, where he ended his days B. C. about 50."

After the death of Odin his authority, both regal and pontifical, was transmitted to his sons and chiefs, whom he had placed on the neighboring thrones. Heimdall was made ruler of Scania. Skiold established himself with a colony of Goths at Ledra in Zealand, which he erected into a monarchy; and from him descended the Skioldungs, a race of Kings which long swayed the sceptre of Denmark. Yngve, another son, reigned in Sweden; and from him sprang the Ynglings, a name by which the ancient Sovereigns of that country are distinguished in history. Balder was appointed viceroy over the Angles, in the southern part of the Cimbric Chersonese, or ancient Holstein, and hence the Anglo-Saxon princes all traced their origin to that venerable progenitor. Horsa und Hengist, the two Saxon chiefs that conquered England in the fifth century, reckoned Odin (or Woden in their dialect) as their ancestor; and even in Lower Germany the greater part of the reigning families calculated their descent from the same stock.(*)

The following are the five sons of Odin, who, after his death, about B. C. 30, divided Scandinavia into equal parts, viz :--
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FIVE  SONS  OF  KING  ODIN
i.
HEIMDAL,

He reigned in Skania.

ii.
NIORD or YNGVE,

He reigned in Sweden and died 20 B.C.

iii.
SEMING or SUABONE,

He reigned in Norway. Tradition placed Seming, a son of Odin, on the throne of Norway, and from him descended a race of Pontiff Kings, of whom nothing but their names are recorded.

iv.
BALDER,

Viceroy of the Angles at Schloswig Holstein, in the southern part of the Cimbria Chersonese.

v.
SKIOLD,

He reigned at Ledra, in Zealand, and at Jutland. He became the head of an illustrious race of Kings called Skioldunger, who reigned at Leire (Ledra), in Zealand, twenty miles from Copenhagen. He died 40 B.C. The island of Zealand was ceded by Gylfe to Gefyon, who had married Skiold, one of the sons of Odin.
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The small States forming the Kingdom of Denmark continued three or four centuries under the sway of various petty princes, the chief of whom were the Skioldungs, that branch of the family of Odin which established the seat of their authority at Ledra in Zealand. Skiold, the founder of this dynasty, reigned about forty years before the Christian era. Tradition has ascribed to Skiold the usual qualities of the heroic age, great bodily strength and the most indomitable courage. Among his other military exploits he is said to have conquered the Saxons and subjected them to the payment of an annual tribute.

(*) In the district of Loftahammars, close to the Swedish town of Vestervik, a most interesting collection of ancient Russian coins, to the number of 610, in good condition, have been discovered at a little distance below the surface of the earth. The large number of these rare coins shows the extent of the commercial relations which existed some thousand years ago between Sweden and the imerior of the present empire of Russia, where Swedish colonies were established all along the great rivers, down to the Black Sea. It is now also an established fact that when Scandinavia became Christian most of the pilgrims to the Holy Land proceeded thence through Russia, where the original commercial Swedish colonies for several centuries retained their native tongue.--New York Puper,
Nov. 30, 1876.

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II.
SKIOLD
KING  OF  ZEALAND  AND  JUTLAND

He became King of Zealand and Jutland in 50 B.C. He died 40 B.C.
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III.
FRIDLEIF
FIRST  KING  OF  DENMARK

He was called the First King of Denmark of the Skoldungers, by descendants of Skiold, the son of Odin.  He succeeded to Skiold 40 B.C. and died 23 B.C. His sons were:  i. Frode Fredigod, ii. Fridlief, iii. Havar.
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III.
FRODE   FREDIGOD
(Pacific)
KING  OF  DENMARK

Frode was born about 1 A.D. in Ledra. He became King of Denmark in 23 B.C. and died 35 A.D.  He was King of Denmark in the time of Christ.  Frode I enjoyed the reputation of unrivalled prowess as a warrior, having carried his victorious arms into Sweden, Germany, Hungary, England and Ireland.  So strict was the adminstration of Justice in his own dominions, that, if we may credit the Northern legends, bags of gold might have been safely exposed on the highways.  It is alleged that he compiled a civil and military code, which Saxon Grammaticus states to have been extant in his time.  He was succeeded by his brother Fridleif.
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IV.
FRODE  II
KING  OF  DENMARK

He became King of Denmark in 59 A.D. and died 87 A.D.
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V.
VERMUND, THE SAGE
KING  OF  DENMARK

He became the King of Denmark in 87 A.D. and died 140 A.D.
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VI.
OLAF, THE MILD
KING  OF  DENMARK
He became King of Denmark in 140 A.D. Obit 190 A.D.

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VII.
DAUGHTER OF OLAF, THE MILD
QUEEN  OF  DENMARK

Olaf, the Mild's daughter became Queen of Denmark.  She married Dan Mykillati (the Splendid), became King of Denmark in 190 A.D.  Dan Mykillati died 270 A.D., after having reigned eighty years, with the greatest justice and reputation. Almost all historian agree that he was the founder of the Kingdom of Denmark. The first that united the Danish provinces (except Jutland, which formed a separate monarchy) under one government was Dan Mykillati (the Magnanimous), King of Scania, a descendant of Heimdal, and
married to a daughter of Olaf the Mild, Sovereign of Zealand and Denmark, and sixth in descent from Skiold. He reduced the whole country, with the smaller islands, to subjection, and is alleged to have given his name to the new kingdom of which he was the founder. The union of his sister with Dyggve of Sweden, is reckoned the earliest matrimonial alliance that was formed between the two Crowns.
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VIII.
FRODE  III
KING  OF  DENMARK

He became King of Denmark in 270 A.D.  He died 310 A.D.
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 IX.
HALFDAN
KING  OF  DENMARK

He became King of Denmark in 310 A.D.  Obit 324 A.D.  He subdued Sweden, defeated Aun in many battles and having driven him from the throne, he fixed his residence in Upsala, where he died in A.D. 324
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X.
FRIDLEIF  III
KING   OF   DENMARK

He became King of Denmark in 324 A.D.  He died 348 A.D.
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XI.
FRODE  IV
KING   OF   DENMARK

He became King of Denmark in 348 A.D.  He died 407 A.D.
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XII.
HALFDAN  II
KING   OF   DENMARK

He became King of Denmark in 456 A.D.  Obit 457 A.D.
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XIII.
ROE
KING   OF   DENMARK

He became King of Denmark in 460 A.D.  He died 494 A.D.  Roe and his brother, Helge, agreed to divide the sovereignty between them.  The former is said to have built the city of Roskilde, but he exchanged his patrimony in the North of the Danish possessions in Northumberland, England, where he fixed his residence and conquered several provinces from the Anglo Saxons. His brother Helge invaded the Swedith territory, defeated King Adils plundered the palace at Upsala and carried off the Queen, a Saxon princess named ??rsa.  The lady from being his prisoner became his wife, and the mother of the celebrated hero Rolf Krake, one of the brightest ornaments of the throne.  His stature was gigantic and his strength extraordinary. Having perished ignobly by the treachery of the nobleman on whome he had bestowed his daughter in marriage, the crown became the prize of contending factions until the kingdom was again united under the sceptre of Ivar Vidfadme, who transmitted it to his grandson, Harald Hildetand. In the middle of the seventh century the brothers Rerik and Helge reigned jointly in Leire (Lethra) Zealand, and Ivar Vidfadme, King of Denmark, made himself ruler over a great part of the North. To obtain Sjelland (Zealand) he gave his daughter Audur in marriage to Rerik, although she preferred Helge. Afterward he kindled variance between the brothers so that Rerik in a fit of jealousy killed his brother
Helge. Whereafter Ivar succeeded in conquering Rerik and acquired Zealand. He lost his life on an expedition to Russia (Garderige) A. D. 647. About this time Hamlet (son of Horvendill, hereditary prince of Jutland) was killed in a battle as he was endeavoring by force to succeed to the Crown of Denmark, to which he was entitled, as having married Gerutha, daughter of Rerik.

Harald Hildetand, a son of Rerik (and Audur), at the death of Ivar brought under subjection all the countries his grandfather Ivar had ruled, and became a mighty and sovereign King, but in 735, after a peaceful reign, his nephew Sigurd Hring, Viceroy in Sweden, raised an insurrection against him. The battle was fought at Bravallahede, Sweden, and Harald was killed.
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XIV.
FRODE  VI
KING   OF   DENMARK

He became King of Denmark in 494 A.D.  He died 510 A.D.
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XV.
FRODE  VII
KING   OF   DENMARK

He became King of Denmark in 522 A.D.  He died 548 A.D.
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XVI.
HALFDAN  III
KING   OF   DENMARK

He became King of Denmark in 548 A.D.  He died 580 A.D.
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XVII.
IVAR  VIDFADME
KING   OF   DENMARK

He became King of Denmark in 588 A.D.  Obit 647 A.D.
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XVIII.
AUDA  DIUPHRAUDZA
QUEEN   OF   HOLMGARD

She married Rerick, King of Holmgard.
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XIX.

HARALD  HILDETAND
Or HILLDITUR (Golden Tooth)
KING   OF   DENMARK

He became King of Denmark in 647 A.D.  Obit 735 A.D. Harald Hildetand, grandson of Ivar Vidfadme, raised Denmark to an illustrious beight of grandeur. Not content with chastising the neighboring States, he made frequent mcursions into Germany, took the Vandals under his protection, reduced several nations on the Rhine, invaded the coasts of France and overran part of Britain, which, according to Saxo, had withdrawn its allegiance from the Danish Kings since the death of Frode III., A. D. 310. His fleets are described as covering the Sound, and like those of Xerxes bridging over the Northern Hellespont from shore to shore; but his life and
reign terminated at the fatal battle of Bravala, fought on the coast of Scania in 735, against his nephew, Sigurd Ring, in consequence of his attempt to expel him from the throne.
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XX.
THROUD
KING   OF   FRONDHEIM

He married the daughter of Sigurd Hring in 750 A.D.
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XXI.
EISTEN
KING   OF   FRONDHEIM

He was born about 755 A.D. and married 780 A.D.
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XXII.
HALFDAN
KING   OF   FRONDHEIM

He was born about 785 A.D. and married 810 A.D.
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XXIII.
EISTEN  GLUMRU
KING   OF   THRANDIA

He was born about 815 A.D. and became King of Thrandia, 840 A.D.
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XXIV.
DAUGHTER OF EISTEN  GLUMRU

She married Ivar, Earl of Upland, in 850 A.D.
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XXV.
EISTEN   GLUMRU
He was living in 870 A.D.
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XXVI.
ROGVALD
EARL  OF  MOERE

He was Earl of Moere in 885 A.D.
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XXVII.
EINAR
EARL  OF  THE  ORKNEY  ISLES
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XXVIII.
TORFIDUR
EARL  OF  THE  ORKNEY  ISLES

He was Earl of the Orkney Isles in 942 A.D.  He married Grelota, daughter of
Dungad, Earl of Caithness,
whose wife Groa was daughter of Turstain Rauda.
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XXIX.
LODVER
EARL  OF  THE  ORKNEY  ISLES
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XXX.
SIGURD
EARL  OF  THE  ORKNEY  ISLES

He married Thora, daughter of Malcolm, King of Scotland.
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XXXI.
THORFIN,  THE  DANE
EARL  OF  THE  ORKNEY  ISLES

He was Earl of the Orkney Isles, also called Torkill, of Richmondshire, England, Baron, and Lord of Tanfield.   He was the founded of the WASHINGTON Family of England.  He was born about 1010 A.D., and settled in Yorkshire, England, about 1030-35.  Obit about 1080 A.D.   He was Jarl or Earl of the Island of Orkney, that was held as a feif, under the Kings of Denmark. These Earls were Sigurd, son of Eisten Glumru; Einar, son of Rogvald, Jarl or Earl of Moere; Torfidur, son of above Einar; Lodver, son of Torfidure; Sigurd, son of Lodver; and Einar and Thorfin, sons of Sigurd. They were called LORDS OF THE ISLES.  The present Duke of Argyle is descended from them.  They were the ancient Marmours, one of the Marours was represented in the Maring Charters with Thorfin.

ARMS: NORMANDY, gules two leopards or lions passant gardant. or, a bend compony or and azure. BLOIS azure, a bend argent coticed potence contrepotence, or.  HARCOURT, lozengy or and gules.  BHRTRAND, or, a lion rampant vert, langued and raguled, gules, and crowned, argent.  MONTFORT, bendy or and azure.  MONTCHENSEYE, or 3 escutcheons, 2 and I, barry of vaire and gules.  DU ROZEL, argent, a lion rampant oules.  a chief sable. WAR-CRY of NORMANDY, "Diex aie!" Of TURSTAIN, "Tons teineit de sang!" Of MONTCHBNSEYB, "Montchenseye."
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XXXII.
BARDOLF  FIL  THORFIN

He was born about 1035 A.D.  Obit about 1120 A.D.
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XXXIII.
AKARIS   FIL   BARDOLF

He was born about 1080 A.D.  Obit 1161 A.D.
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XXIX.
BONDO  FIL  AKARIS

He was born about 1122 A.D.  Obit about 1200 A.D.
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XXX.
WALTER  FIL  BONDO  DE  WASHINGTON
LORD  OF  MILLEBURNE

He was born about 1160 A.D. in Wassyngton, Co. York, England.  Obit about 1245 A.D.  He was Lord of Milleburne in Westmoreland in right of his wife Agnes temp. King John (1199-1215). He acquired large estates in the counties of Northumberland and Westmoreland in right of his wife Agnes, Lady Milleburne, daughter and heiress of Ivo de Welleburne, or Milleburne, and resided at Milleburne
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XXXI.
ROBERT  DE  WASHINGTON
LORD  OF  MILLEBURNE

He was born about 1195 A.D. in Milleburne, Westmoreland Co., England.  Obit about 1260 A.D. ROBERT DE WASHINGTON, Lord of Milleburne, Co. Westmoreland, in right of his mother, 3 Henry III. (1218), against who Juliana, second wife of his father WALTER DE WASHINGTON, claimed the thrid part of the Manor of Milleburne as her dower, 30 Henry III." (1245). He was seized of divers lands in Strickland Ketell, Co. Westmoreland, by the gift of Walter deStrickland, chevalier, and Elizabeth his wife, in free marriage with Johanna their daughter.  His wife's mother Elizabeth was daughter and heiress of Sir Ralph Deincourt, Knt.
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XXXII.
ROBERT  DE  WASHINGTON

He was born 1230 A.D.  Obit about 1300 A.D.
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XXXIII.
ROBERT   WASHINGTON
LORD  OF  MILLEBURNE

He was born about 1265 A.D. Westmoreland, or Milleburne, Co. Obit about 1325 A.D. He married Agnes, daughter and heiress of Adam Derlmg. He was second son of ROBERT DEWASHINGTON, upon whom his father and mother settled in fee tail the lands of Kerneford, Co. Lancaster. He took part with Thomas, Earl of Lancaster, and was pardoned by King Edward II. in the 12th year of his reign (1319).
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XXXIV.
JOHN   WASHINGTON

He was born about 1305 A.D. and died before 1386 A.D.   He settled at Warton, Co. Lancaster.   He married in 1333, Alianora, daughter and heiress of John deWarton, of Warton, in Lonesdale, Co. Lancaster.
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XXXV.
JOHN   WASHINGTON

He was born about 1330 A.D. and died about 1405 A.D.
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XXXVI.
JOHN   WASHINGTON

He was born about 1365 A.D. and died about 1425 A.D.
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XXXVII.
ROBERT   WASHINGTON

He was born about 1400 A.D. and died about 1479 A.D.
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XXXVIII.
JOHN   WASHINGTON

He was born about 1430 A.D. and died May 4, 1501.
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XXXIX.
ROBERT   WASHINGTON

He was born 1467 in Warton, Co. Lancaster, first son of John Washington, of Warton. He was Sergeant-at-Arms to King Henry VII., and to King Henry VIII. (circa 1500 to 1510).  He died September 20, 1517.  He disinherited his eldest son and heir Thomas Washington, son of his first wife.
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XL.
THOMAS  WASHINGTON

He was born 1493 in Warton, Co. Lancaster, England and died 1560. He was disinherited by his father, and filed his bill in Chancery for the recovery of the Estates, but did not recover them.
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XLI.
LAURENCE  WASHINGTON

He was born 1515 in Warton, Co. Lancaster and was living in 1543.
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XLII.
LAURENCE   WASHINGTON

He was born about 1540 in Warton, Co. Lancaster and was living in 1588.
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XLIII.
LAURENCE   WASHINGTON

He was born 1569 in Warton, Co. Lancaster and was living in 1629.
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XLIV.
LEONARD   WASHINGTON

He was born 1595 in Warton, Co. Lancaster and died 1657.  He married Anne____.

Children of Leonard Washington and Ann:

i.
Robert Washington,

was baptized at Warton County, Lancaster, 1616

ii.
Jane Washington,

as baptized at Warton County, Lancaster, 1619

iii.
Frances Washington,

as baptized at Warton County, Lancaster, 1622

iv.
Laurence Washington

He was   baptized at Warton County, Lancaster, 1625.  He came to Virginia with his brother, Colonel John Washington

v.
Colonel John Washington

Laurence and John emigrated to America, A. D. 1659. John Washington, ancestor of the first President of the United States, arrived in America in 1659, a passenger in a ship owned by Edward Prescott, of which one John Greene was captain. During the voyage, Elizabeth Richardson, who may have been only an enthusiastic Quakeress, was suspected of witchcraft, and hung by the crew. John Washington, incensed by the transaction, upon landing preferred charges against the owner of the vessel, and Fendall, governor of
Maryland, took bonds for his appearance to answer at the next Provincial Court, held at St. Mary's.
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XLV.
COLONEL  JOHN  WASHINGTON

He was born 1627 in Warton, Co. Lancaster and died January 1677.   He emigrated to America with his brother, Laurence, 1659, two years after their father's death.  He died early in January 1677, his will was proved January 10, 1677.   He married Anne Pope, near Pope's Creek, Westmoreland County, Virginia.   Colonel John Washington became an extensive planter, Magistrate, and member of the House of Burgesses. In honor of his public services and private virtues, the parish in which he resided was called after him, and still bears the name of Washington. He lies buried in a vault on Bridge's Creek, which for generations was the family sepulchre.

John Washington, ancestor of the first President of the United States, arrived in America in 1659, a passenger in a ship owned by Edward Prescott, of which one John Greene was captain. During the voyage, Elizabeth Richardson, who may have been only an enthusiastic Quakeress, was suspected of witchcraft, and hung by the crew. John Washington, incensed by the transaction, upon landing preferred charges against the owner of the vessel, and Fendall, governor of Maryland, took bonds for his appearance to answer at the next Provincial Court, held at St. Mary's.

Will of Colonel John Washington--Letter Written by Colonel John Washington
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Children of Colonel John Washington and Anne Pope:

i.
Laurence Washington

ii.
John Washington,

was born at Bridge's Creek, Virginia, about 1663

iii.
Elizabeth Washington,

was born at Bridge's Creek, Virginia, about 1665

iv.
Anne Washington,

was born at Bridge's Creek, Virginia, about 1667
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XLVI.

LAURENCE  WASHINGTON

He was born about 1661, at Bridge's Creek, Westmoreland County, Virginia and died 1697.  He resided, and died there in 1697.  He was married in Gloucester County, Virginia, about 1690, to Mildred Warner, daughter of Col. Augustine Warner, of Gloucester County, Virginia.   Laurence Washington was interred in the family vault, at Bridge's Creek."   His widow was married secondly, George Gale.

Children of Laurence Washington and Mildred Warner:

i.
John Washington,

was born at Bridge's Creek, Westmoreland County, Virginia, about 1692

ii.
Augustine Washington

was born at Bridge's Creek, Westmoreland County, Virginia, in 1694

iii.
Mildred Washington,

was born at Bridge's Creek, Westmoreland County, Virginia, about 1696
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XLVII.
AUGUSTINE  WASHINGTON

He was born at Bridge's Creek, Westmoreland County, Virginia, in 169.   He removed in 1722 to an estate in Stafford county, nearly opposite Fredericksburgh on the Rappahannock, where he died, 12 April, 1743, aged 49. He owned several fine estates on the Potomac and Rappahannock rivers. He was married first, 20 April, 1715, to Jane Butler, daughter of Caleb Butler, of Westmoreland county.  Jane Butler died November 24, 1728 in Stafford County, Virginia, and was interred in the Family Vault at Bridge's Creek, Virginia, near the remains of Colonel John Washington, the emigrant.  He was married, second, in Lancaster county, Virginia, 6 Mar., 1731, to Mary Ball, daughter of Colonel William Ball, of Lancaster county, Virginia. (She died 25 Aug., 1789, aged 82.)  Augustine Washington married Mary Ball, March 1730.
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(First Marriage)

Children of Augustine Washington and Jane Butler:

i.
Butler Washington,

was born at Bridge's Creek, Virginia 1716. He died young.

ii.
Major Laurence Washington

iii.
Augustine Washington Jr.

was born at Bridge's Creek, Virginia 1720

iv.
Jane Washington,

was born at Bridge's Creek, Virginia 1722 and died January 17, 1735
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(Second Marriage)

Children of Augustine Washington and Mary Ball:

v.
President George Washington

was born at Wakefield, Westmoreland County, Virginia, February 1732

vi.
Betty Washington,

was born at Wakefield, Westmoreland County, Virginia, June 20, 1733.   She married Col. Fielding Lewis.  Col. Fielding Lewis married first, Catherine Washington

vii.
Colonel Samuel Washington,

was born at Wakefield, Westmoreland County, Virginia, November 16, 1734


viii.
John Augustine Washington,

was born at Wakefield, Westmoreland County, Virginia. January 13, 1736

ix.
Colonel Charles Washington,

was born at Wakefield, Westmoreland County, Virginia, May 2, 1738

x.
Mildred Washington,

was born at Wakefield, Westmoreland County, Virginia, June 21, 1739 and died October 23, 1740, died young
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XLVIII.
GENERAL  GEORGE  WASHINGTON
FIRST  PRESIDENT  OF  THE  UNITED  STATES


The Pedigree and History of the Washington Family
BY ALBERT WELLES.


President of the American College for Genealogical Registry and Heraldry.
NEW-YORK: SOCIETY LIBRARY.
1879